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Tanner Scott, Orioles encouraged by reliever's progress as he finds his way in major leagues

Tanner Scott, Orioles encouraged by reliever's progress as he finds his way in major leagues

Tanner Scott seems to remember the details of his Orioles debut, which occurred a year ago Thursday, like it was yesterday.

He can’t forget his first big league mistake, when he was slow to cover first base on a potential double-play ball that could have ended his debut with a clean inning.

Instead, Scott allowed two runs in that eighth inning in a 9-0 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Camden Yards. He walked two, struck out one on a slider he buried in the dirt, and allowed a two-run double to Dustin Pedroia after he failed to cover first base.

“I wish it went a little better,” Scott said this week. “I gave up what, two runs? Should have covered first. I wanted a little...

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